Definitions for the Habitat Restoration Column

Code Definition (applicable to South Australian conditions)
1 These butterflies are best conserved by the conservation of remnant vegetation containing foodplant-(host).
2 Can be conserved by plantings of foodplant in landcare operations.
3 Foodplant and butterfly suitable for street plantings.
4 Foodplant and butterfly suitable for park or reserve plantings.
5 Foodplant and butterfly suitable for large home gardens.
6 Foodplant and butterfly suitable for small home gardens.
7 These butterflies are either naturally rare for whatever reason, or very colonistic in their habit, even though their foodplant is widespread. The planting of additional foodplant may not be necessary.
8 Foodplant suitable for wetlands and damp valley areas.
9 Foodplant suitable for coastal areas.
C These butterflies are suitable for Coast Care habitat restoration projects.
M These are migrant or vagrant butterflies which may not have established themselves in the southern regions of the state, although it is possible they may breed on foodplant grown in a protected and year round, sunny warm position.
U Urban butterfly.
* These are threatened butterflies requiring conservation help.
** These are highly coloured or interesting butterflies.
? There may be propagation difficulties with the foodplant.
(whites and yellows)
(coppers and blues)
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Habitat Restoration Details
Anisynta cynone cynone Cynone Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,7,9,C,*
Anisynta cynone gracilis Cynone Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,7,9,C
Dispar compacta Barred Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C,U
Pasma tasmanica Two-spotted Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Signeta flammeata Bright Shield-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C
Trapezites eliena Eliena Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C,*,**
Trapezites luteus luteus Rare White-spot Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,7,9,C,*,**
Trapezites phigalia Phigalia Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,7,*
Trapezites sciron eremicola Sciron Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 1,2,?
Trapezites symmomus soma Symmomus Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C,*,**
Antipodia atralba Black and White Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini 1,2,4,7,9,C,?
Croitana arenaria arenaria Inland Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini 1,2,4,7
Croitana arenaria pilepudla Kimba Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Herimosa albovenata albovenata White-veined Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini 1,2,4,9,C
Proeidosa polysema Spinifex Skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini 1
Hesperilla chrysotricha cyclospila Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,4,5,8,C,*
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- dark forms
Donnysa Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,4,5,8,C
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- pale form flavescens
Yellowish Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,8,C,*
Hesperilla idothea idothea Flame Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,4,5,8
Hesperilla idothea clara Flame Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,4,5,8,*
Motasingha trimaculata trimaculata Dingy four-spot Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini 1,2,7,9,C,?
Cephrenes augiades sperthias Orange Palm-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini 3,4,5,U
Cephrenes trichopepla Yellow Palm-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini -
Ocybadistes walkeri hypochlorus Southern Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini 2,4,5,6,8,C,U
Taractrocera anisomorpha Orange Grass-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini 1,4,5,6
Taractrocera ina Ina Grass-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini 1,4,5,6
Taractrocera papyria papyria White-banded Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini 2,4,5,6,8,C,U
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Habitat Restoration Details
Papilio aegeus aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) M
Papilio anactus Dingy Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) 5,6,U,**
Papilio demoleus sthenelus Chequered Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) 2,4,5,9,C,M,**
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Habitat Restoration Details
Catopsilia pomona pomona Lemon Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - M
Catopsilia pyranthe crokera White Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - M
Catopsilia scylla etesia Orange Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - -
Eurema (Terias) hecabe Large Grass-yellow Coliadinae (yellows) - M
Eurema (Terias) smilax Small Grass-yellow Coliadinae (yellows) - 2,4,5,M,**
Appias paulina ega Yellow Albatross Pierinae (whites) - M
Belenois java teutonia Caper White Pierinae (whites) - 2,3,4,5,M,**
Delias aganippe Wood White Pierinae (whites) - 2,3,4,5,7,9,C,**
Delias harpalyce Imperial White Pierinae (whites) - -
Elodina padusa Narrow-winged Pearl-white Pierinae (whites) - 1,M
*Pieris rapae rapae Cabbage White Pierinae (whites) - 5,6,C,U
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Habitat Restoration Details
Danaus petilia Lesser Wanderer Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - 4,5,6,9,C,M,U
Danaus plexippus plexippus Wanderer, Monarch Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - 4,5,6,9,C,M,U
Euploea core corinna Common Crow, Oleander Butterfly Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - M
Tirumala hamata hamata Blue Tiger, Blue Wanderer Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - M
Argynnina cyrila Forest Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Geitoneura acantha ocrea Ringed Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 2,4,5,7,8
Geitoneura klugii Common Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C,U
Heteronympha cordace wilsoni Bright-eyed Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 1,2,4,8,C,*
Heteronympha merope merope Common Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C,U
Heteronympha penelope penelope Shouldered Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 2,4,5,8,9,C
Oreixenica kershawi kanunda Striped Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 1,2,8,C,*,**
Oreixenica lathoniella herceus Silver Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 1,2,7,8,C,*,**
Tisiphone abeona albifascia Sword-grass Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini 1,2,8,*,**
Polyura sempronius Tailed Emperor Charaxinae - 3,4,5,7,U,**
Hypolimnas bolina nerina Common Eggfly Nymphalinae (nymphs) - M
Junonia villida calybe Meadow Argus Nymphalinae (nymphs) - 2,4,5,6,9,C,U,**
Vanessa itea Australian Admiral Nymphalinae (nymphs) - 2,4,5,6,8,C,U
Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady Nymphalinae (nymphs) - 2,4,5,6,9,C,U,**
Acraea andromacha andromacha Glasswing Heliconiinae Acraeini (glasswings) M
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Habitat Restoration Details
Acrodipsas brisbanensis Bronze Ant-blue Theclinae Luciini 1
Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus Fiery Jewel Theclinae Luciini 1
Lucia limbaria Small Copper Theclinae Luciini 2,4,5,7,8,9,C,**
Paralucia aurifera Bright Copper Theclinae Luciini -
Paralucia pyrodiscus Dull Copper Theclinae Luciini -
Ogyris abrota Dark-purple Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4,5,9,**
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 2,3,4,5,U,**
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis
- coastal form
Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 2,3,4,5,9,U,C,**
Ogyris barnardi delphis Barnard's Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4
Ogyris olane Olane Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4
Ogyris oroetes apiculata Silky Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4,7,**
Ogyris genoveva form genua Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4,**
Ogyris genoveva form splendida Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,3,4,**
Ogyris halmaturia Eastern Large Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1
Ogyris subterrestris subterrestris Mallee Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1
Ogyris otanes otanes Small Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) 1,2,9,*,**,?
Ogyris zosine Zosine Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini 1,2,4,7,9,C,**
Jalmenus lithochroa Lithochroa Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini 1,2,4,9,C,*,**
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini 1,2,4,7,8,9,C,**
Candalides cyprotus cyprotus Cyprotus Pencilled-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini 1,2,7,**
Candalides acasta Blotched Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini 1,2,4,9,C,?
Candalides hyacinthinus form josephina Common Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini 1,2,4,8,9,C,?
Candalides hyacinthinus form simplexa Western Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini 1,2,4,9,**,?
Famegana alsulus alsulus Black-spot Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 1,4,5,6
Lampides boeticus Long-tailed Pea-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 2,3,4,5,6,9,C,U
Leptotes plinius pseudocassius Plumbago Blue, Zebra Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Nacaduba biocellata biocellata Two-spotted Line-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 2,3,4,5,6,8,9,C,U
Neolucia agricola agricola Fringed Heath-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 1,2,4,9,C
Prosotas dubiosa dubiosa Small Purple Line-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 1,2,4,7
Theclinesthes albocincta Bitter-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 1,2,4,9,C
Theclinesthes miskini miskini Wattle Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 2,3,4,9,C
Theclinesthes serpentata serpentata Salt-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 2,4,5,6,8,9,C
Zizeeria karsandra Dark Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 1,2,4,8
Zizina otis labradus Common Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini 2,4,5,6,9,C,U
Zizula hylax attenuata Tiny Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -